No SQL for Ecommerce: How a Flexible Database Can Make or Break the Digital Experience
Traditional ecommerce platforms rely on relational database management systems (RDBMS) like SQL. Relational systems use a complex network of tables and rows (fixed schema) to store structured data like SKU IDs, pricing, inventory and shipping rules.
NoSQL databases like MongoDB have no fixed schema. Making it easier to modify and model over time as well as to accommodate new products, categories, content and site features as your business grows and requirements change.
In this paper, you’ll learn how an ecommerce platform powered by NoSQL impacts:
- Site administration
- Customer experience and conversion
- Speed and performance
- Innovation and agility
- IT Efficiency